Category Archives: News

Kentmere Trail Race

Today we provided marshals and team support at the Kentmere Trail race. A big congratulations to all the runners who took part, the team really appreciated your “thankyous” as you ran past their marshalling posts.

Sad news

It is with great sadness that, on Sunday evening, we received the news that former team member Rod Muncey had lost his battle with Prostrate Cancer. Rod had returned to his native west country just over two years ago to care for his parents when he was diagnosed. Prior to leaving Kendal his devotion and… Continue Reading

Visit to Grayrigg School

Team members Tony and Kath visited Grayrigg primary school to talk to the Oaks classes (years 3-6) about the Grayrigg Train Crash. Tony (who was yet to join the team, but lives in the village) spoke about how the incident effected Grayrigg whilst Kath spoke about her involvement on the night as part of Kendal… Continue Reading

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 years ago today and the village of Grayrigg and its surrounding area became the centre of world media attention after the Virgin train crash. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team are proud of the contribution made by team members past and present during this incident. Continue Reading

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Our latest team investment has arrived and yesterday members from the comms group went to one of our area blackspots in Kentmere to get familiar with the system. In driving wind, rain and snow we managed to establish a wifi link and initiate MR map and Sarcall. We also managed to skype with crystal clear… Continue Reading

Team Visits Salewa

Team Visits Salewa

Yesterday, some team members took up the kind invitation from Salewa and their rep Angus to cast an eye over some of their latest products and enjoy some coffee with homemade cakes. Continue Reading

Visit to Kendal Care Home

Visit to Kendal Care Home

This morning three team members had the privilege of visiting Kendal Care Home and talking to some of the residents about what we do. It was an enjoyable morning and we would like to say thankyou for the kind donation. Continue Reading

Tesco Kendal’s 1 Year Birthday

Tesco Kendal’s 1 Year Birthday

Today, Kendal’s Tesco Express is celebrating it’s first birthday. One year ago, upon opening, Tesco nominated us as a chosen charity and gave us a giant cheque. This year the staff wanted to do something for the team once more, and so baked cakes and cookies to raise funds as well as holding a competition… Continue Reading

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